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May 27th, 2023

Rafa-Less Roland Garros Begins Djokovic’s Summer Of History; French Open Picks & Pans

Sean Randall makes his pick for the French Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:17 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 26th, 2023

Daniil Medvedev: The Conditions Are Slow So Expect More Injuries At Roland Garros

Daniil Medvedev comes into the French Open for the first time with expectations.

Posted by Staff @ 11:16 pm in French Open | No Comments »

May 25th, 2023

French Open Men’s Draw Preview: Djokovic Lands With Alcaraz; Sinner, Rune Bottom Half Picks

There’s a very good chance a first time men’s champion this year at the French Open!

Posted by Staff @ 11:36 am in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 21st, 2023

Medvedev Wins First Clay Title In Style, Takes Rome Masters Over Rune

Daniil Medvedev is no longer a hard court specialist!

Posted by Staff @ 4:35 pm in Rome | 1 Comment »

May 18th, 2023

Tsitsipas, Medvedev Cruise Into Rome Masters SFs

A spicy final four is set in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 7:25 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 17th, 2023

Rune Upsets Djokovic Again, Ruud Back In Rome Masters SF; Medvedev, Tsitsipas Thurs.

Holger Rune proves Paris was no fluke.

Posted by Staff @ 5:51 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 16th, 2023

Angry Djokovic Knocks Out Norrie At Rome Masters, Rune Next Wed; Sinner Out

The scoreline was straightforward but Novak Djokovic’s 6-3, 6-4 win over Cameron Norrie at the Rome Masters was anything but. Djokovic was not pleased with Norrie’s on-court conduct. The match was delayed as the Serb was finishing up some undisclosed medical treatment and then Norrie started right off with the “come ons”. Later, on a […]

Posted by Staff @ 8:05 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 15th, 2023

Marozsan Stuns Alcaraz At Rome Masters; Russians Advance; Djokovic v Norrie Tues.

The rains returned to Rome but not before another shocker hit the draw. Today, it was world No. 1 suffering one of the biggest upsets in recent memory going down to the 135th-ranked qualifier Fabian Marozsan 6-3, 7-6(7-4). “It’s not easy to say something, I’m very, very happy,” said Marozsan to the ATP. “I couldn’t […]

Posted by Staff @ 5:37 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 14th, 2023

Djokovic, Sinner, Ruud All Need 3 At Rome Masters; Alcaraz, Tsitsipas Tomorrow

Novak Djokovic has won 1050 career matches, and 11 of them against Grigor Dimitrov.

Posted by Staff @ 6:16 pm in Rome | 1 Comment »

May 13th, 2023

Alcaraz Wins In Rome Masters Debut, Rublev Advances; Djokovic, Sinner Sunday

Rain spoiled play at the Rome Masters Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:59 pm in Rome | 1 Comment »

May 8th, 2023

Djokovic, Alcaraz Together Again For First Time All Year At ATP Rome Masters

Are we headed for a second Alcaraz-Djokovic meeting?

Posted by Staff @ 9:41 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 2nd, 2023

Alcaraz Pounds Zverev At Madrid Masters; Medvedev, Fritz, Rublev Out

Carlos Alcaraz continues to dominate in Spain.

Posted by Staff @ 6:51 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

May 1st, 2023

Tsitsipas, Medvedev 3-Set Winners At Madrid Masters; Alcaraz v Zverev Tues.

Alexander Zverev will seek a fourth win over Carlos Alcaraz Tuesday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 7:03 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

April 30th, 2023

Alcaraz Downs Dimitrov, Davidovich Fokina Upsets Rune In Thriller; Medvedev, Tsitsipas Monday

Carlos Alcaraz proves tough to beat in Spain.

Posted by Staff @ 9:01 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

April 29th, 2023

Tsitsipas Tops Thiem In Madrid Masters Thriller, Americans Advance; Alcaraz v Dimitrov Sun.

Not a good day for lower seeds at the Madrid Masters.

Posted by Staff @ 6:17 pm in Madrid | 1 Comment »